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Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grams Jo Shumway
Added: Monday, September 28, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
1 c. karo
2/3 c. water
2 tsp vanilla
2 c. unsalted peanuts
2 Tbsp butter
2 tsp soda

Directions:
Directions:
Cook sugar, karo, water until it begins to bubble. Pour in peanuts and butter and cook until peanuts 'smelled cooked' or harden crack (295) then remove from heat. Add 2 level tsps of baking soda, and 2 tsp vanilla. Stir, (it fizzes) then pour onto long buttered pans and flatten out. break into pieces

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The recipe calls for imitation vanilla

 

 

 

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